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WTO deal on vaccine patents a ‘technocratic fudge’: Oxfam

Responding to news that governments at the World Trade Organization (WTO) have agreed a deal on patents for COVID-19 vaccines in developing countries, Max Lawson, Co-Chair of the People’s Vaccine Alliance and Head of Inequality Policy at Oxfam, said: “This is absolutely not the broad intellectual property waiver the world desperately needs to ensure access to […]

Israel’s blockade of Gaza hits 15 years with no diplomatic resolution in sight

The United Nations and all other humanitarian actors have spent 15 years delivering humanitarian support to 2.1 million Palestinians blockaded inside Gaza, and yet, there is still no sustained collective political action or will to resolve it. In those 15 years, the international community has spent an estimated $ 5.7 billion in Gaza just to […]

Oxfam reaction to the IPCC’s Working Group III report on climate change mitigation

Responding to the publication today of the IPCC’s Working Group III report on climate change mitigation, Oxfam’s Climate Policy Lead Nafkote Dabi said: “This IPCC report pulls no punches. The bleak and brutal truth about global warming is this: barring action on a sweeping scale, humanity faces worsening hunger, disease, economic collapse, mass migration of […]

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